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Country  Pakistan
Director  Iqbal Kashmiri
Language  Punjabi
Mukhra movie scenes Nain nashele honth gulabi mukhra gora gora
Release date  25 July 1988 (1988-07-25)

Mukhra is a 1988 Pakistani Punjabi hit film starring Nadeem Baig and Babra Sharif.



Powla (Nadeem Baig) is a villager who always dreams of bravery and defeating robbers. In reality, he is very much a coward.

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One day, he is awakened by his mother, Samina Peerzada, who is about to die due to a snake bite. Powla wishes and vows to die and meet his mother in the hereafter. He lays himself on a track to be crushed by a train but the plan is foiled when some men find him and take him to their boss. They are gangsters, wanting to take advantage of him, and they have an idea to scam insurance money. His insurance would give them double the benefits. Soniya Babra Sharif is made their secretary.

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Powla is still in search of death.In the meantime, a lady is injured by the car of the gangsters. Powla sees her and takes her to a hospital. She gives birth to a daughter in the hospital. The lady recovers and makes Powla her son. Powla knows that he has enemies in the city so he decides to settle in a village. A village boy, an actor,has developed a liking for his newly- adopted older sister of Sonia.

Meanwhile, the antagonists are still trying to kill him. Soniya overhears their secret talk of killing him, and she saves Powla twice, keeping her identity hidden from him. The villagers think that Powla is brave. He is given money and a gun. He thinks of going to city while Adeeb and Afzaal try to have him killed by their men. He is captured on a horse but runs away anyway.

Powla eventually discovers Soniya's identity. He is a coward but Soniya is brave. Her sister's marriage with the village boy is due to be held. The gangsters try to wound his adopted mother and rape his sister,(the bride to be). His sister dies, but Powla and Soniya both take revenge and kill their enemies. In the end, Powla, Soniya and his adopted mother go to Powla's village.


  • Adeeb-Adeeb
  • Afzaal Ahmad
  • Nadeem Baig-Powla
  • Samina Peerzada-Powla's Mother
  • Ismail Shah-Himself
  • Talish-Himself
  • Humayun Qureshi
  • Babra Sharif-Soniya
  • Critical reception

    This family movie was a musical hit of 1988.


    The music of the movie was composed by Wajahat Attre. The songs were sung by Madam Noor Jehan, Humaira Channa, Masood Rana and Nadeem.

    Film Song List

  • Bindi da lashkara meri Bindi da lashkara, by Noor Jehan
  • Mundia, Dopatta chhad mera,nein sharman da ghund lai da... by Noor Jehan, Nadeem,lyrics by Khawaja Pervez
  • Teinu takia pharak geyi Akh ni,tere qadman che Dil ditta rakh ni,dhak dhina dhin Dil geya by Noor Jehan, Nadeem and Masood Rana
  • Ik mera Mukhra piara, pagal zamana sara... by Humaira Channa
  • References

    Mukhra Wikipedia

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